03 Mar The Importance of Building Monitoring and Maintenance in NYC LL97 Compliance
Achieving compliance with NYC Local Law 97 is a significant undertaking for building owners and managers in New York City. Even after the initial upgrades and retrofits are completed, the work is not completely done. Ongoing monitoring and maintenance of building systems is essential to ensure continued compliance and to avoid costly penalties.
Here are some best practices for ongoing monitoring and maintenance of building systems to ensure continued compliance with NYC Local Law 97:
1- Establish a regular maintenance schedule.
Regular maintenance of building systems is essential to ensure that they are operating efficiently and effectively. Develop a maintenance schedule that includes regular inspections, cleaning, and repairs as needed.
2- Invest in advanced monitoring systems.
Advanced monitoring systems can help you track energy usage and identify inefficiencies in real-time. The Cotocon Group Offers The Savvy App that can help you keep a track of your building systems in real time.
3- Conduct regular Energy Audits.
Energy audits can help you identify areas where you can make further improvements to your building systems while helping you identify areas where you may be falling out of compliance with NYC Local Law 97.
4- Train building staff on best practices.
Your building staff plays a critical role in maintaining compliance with NYC Local Law 97. Ensure that they are properly trained on best practices for energy efficiency and understand the importance of ongoing monitoring and maintenance.
5- Stay up to date on changing regulations.
Building codes and regulations are constantly evolving, and it’s important to stay up to date on any changes that may impact your building’s compliance with NYC Local Law 97. Working with us will ensure that you remain in compliance and avoid costly penalties.